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Digital Advertising Strategist


London, ENG, GB, N1C 4AG

Brand:  RS Components
Function:  Marketing

Job Title – Digital Advertising Strategist

Location - London


The purpose of the Digital Advertising Strategist is to drive quality traffic to our website to generate sales as well as best in class digital solutions for our customers. You'll own Paid activity for Italy, Spain and Portugal.


You will be supporting the Digital Advertising Manager in short- and long-term plans to deliver the most effective results in sales, traffic and other key performance indicators. As we are truly a global company you will be responsible for seamless communication with several stakeholders in these markets.


What you will enjoy doing to be successful in this role


  • Full ownership of the Digital Advertising performance in Italy, Spain and Portugal including PPC, Shopping and Display
  • Manage consistent budgets across different platforms
  • Daily tasks such as performance checks, account optimisation and reporting
  • Flagging budget or sales challenges to your manager, proposing, and implementing solutions
  • Assist the manager with forecasting digital activities
  • Creation of a testing plan, agreed with the manager, and ownership of implementation, optimisation, and reporting
  • Get the chance to work on exciting projects such as Shopping Feed Optimisation, Inventory Management and Audience strategies whilst cooperating with well-known vendors such as Google, Microsoft, Brain Labs and SMEC
  • Build relationships with relevant market stakeholders
  • Weekly catch ups with the local markets to look at performance, long term strategies and tests
  • Gather market/product insights and assist manager in incorporating them into the Hub strategy


What you will need to be successful in this position:

  • Proven track record in driving successful paid search campaigns
  • Strong technical knowledge of Paid Advertising platforms (Google Ads, Microsoft Advertising & SA360)
  • Knowledge of Display is a strong plus
  • Strong track record in managing large-sized budgets
  • Extremely data driven including data analysis and using data to drive business results
  • Knowledge of Italian or Spanish is a strong plus


The good stuff


Innovators and pioneers. Rebels and creators. A global organization of optimists and specialists with big ambitions for the future. You can take control of your future here at RS. We offer all the benefits you’d expect to receive in a progressive global business.

We recognise that everyone is different and that the way in which people want to work and deliver at their best is different for everyone. In this role, we can confidently offer the following flexible working patterns:

  • Working remotely - from home or any other work location
  • Working flexibly - flexing the times when you work in the day to help you fit everything in and work when you are the most productive. If you need some flexibility, please just ask us and we’ll be happy to discuss it with you.

Grow in our learning and inclusive culture and be rewarded for your success. Whoever you are, whatever you do and wherever you are; it all starts here. Are you ready to explore the possibilities?


We are RS


We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive culture where our people get to bring their true self work every day and thrive. We recognise that a diverse and representative workforce is critical to our success, and our aim is to create a business where people can be their best selves. Our employees expect this as a matter of course and it is fundamental to how we attract, develop, and hold on to the best talent.


We recruit and develop employees who are the best suited to the requirements of the job role, regardless of gender, ethnic origin, age, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or disability.  We believe everyone should be able to bring their true self to work and be given the opportunities to succeed.  If you require any adjustments during this process to ensure you can bring your true self, please let us know.


We recognise that we’re not perfect when it comes to being a truly diverse organisation yet.  However, we are passionate about diversity and are proactively working to build an organisation where everyone can see themselves succeed here.

Increasingly powered by digital technology, we’re our customers’ one-stop-shop for electronic products and industrial components. We began in a north-west London garage supplying spare parts to radio repair shops back in 1937 and we’ve kept transforming for over 80 years. Today, we’re using digital globally to revolutionise the way we do business and strengthen our position as the people engineers turn to for help, advice and knowledge.


We’re proud of what we’ve done, but we’re not sitting back. We’re always looking to make the customer experience simpler, faster and easier. We’re transforming markets and the impact of technology. We’ve widened our services portfolio with innovations from procurement and inventory solutions to 24/7 product support.


We’ve been on an incredible journey, but the best is yet to come; are you ready to join us?

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